Reflecting on 30 Years in Transportation with Kirk Steudle

This episode of the ITE Talks Transportation podcast features Kirk Steudle, Michigan Department of Transportation Director, who is retiring after 31 years with the department on October 31. He reflects on the changes, challenges and successes across his three decades in transportation.

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Michigan DOT Director Kirk Steudle

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ITS America President/CEO Kicks Off ITS5C Summit

Over 700 attendees gathered in Jacksonville, Florida for the ITS5C Summit. The group heard from Shailen Bhatt, the CEO and President of ITSĀ America. Bhatt spoke of some of the issues facing the US ITS industry, including foreign competition and spectrum allocation for 5G. Following his address he spoke with Transportation Radio to note some of his concerns and the opportunities that exist.

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Five ITS America State Chapters Coming Together for ITS5C Summit

It’s been four years since three state chapters held the ITS3C Summit in Mobile, Alabama. This time it’s five chapters representing eight states at the ITS5C Summit being held October 7 through 10 in Jacksonville, Florida. Jay Calhoun, Vice President of VIBE, is chairing the organizing committee for the gathering and in this edition of Transportation Radio he talks about what’s going to be happening.

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Jay Calhoun

 

 

Road Safety with Dr. David Harkey, President of Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

This month’s episode explores road safety strategies with Dr. David Harkey, President of Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Dr. Harkey previously directed the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center, and the majority of his work has focused on improving roadway design and operations for all users, including motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. He discusses the new IIHS study that highlights rising pedestrian deaths and points toward solutions.

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Dr. David L. Harkey

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